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Cover for Using ionizing radiation for improving the development and yield of agricultural crops.

The response of barley seedlings was studied after gamma irradiation of seeds with doses in the range of 2-50 Gy. It was shown that stimulation of plant growth occurred in the dose range of 16-20 Gy. The influences of the dose rate, the quality of seeds and their moisture on the manifestation of...

Author(s)
Geras'kin, S.; Churyukin, R.; Volkova, P.; Bitarishvili, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regulation of flowering in crop plants.

Recently, the expansion of genomic sequencing and genome editing are enabling progress directly in crops themselves. This is key since, while it is highly tractable, Arabidopsis thaliana is a model dicot, and so it will always be important to assess how relevant it is to crop plants. Nevertheless,...

Author(s)
Wigge, P. A.; Jaeger KatjaE.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Scandinavian mutation research during the past 90 years - a historical review.

In 1928, the Swedish geneticists Herman Nilsson-Ehle and Åke Gustafsson started to act on their own ideas with the first experiments with induced mutations using diploid barley. They started with X-rays and UV irradiation. Very soon the first chlorophyll mutations were obtained and followed by the...

Author(s)
Lundqvist, U.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The barley <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">chloroplast mutator</i> (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">cpm</i>) mutant, an extraordinary source of plastome variability.

The plastome is usually considered a highly conserved genome. Compared with the nuclear genome, it is small and has different genetic rules. Through different molecular methods (TILLING, candidate gene sequencing, amplicon massive sequencing and plastome re-sequencing) applied to barley chloroplast ...

Author(s)
Landau, A.; Lencina, F.; Petterson, M. E.; Pacheco, M. G.; Costoya, S.; Brizuela, V.; Prina, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of light and UV-C radiation on the transcriptional activity of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">COP1</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">HY5</i> gene homologues in barley.

Photomorphogenic regulators COP1 (Constitutive Photomorphogenic 1) and HY5 (Elongated Hypocotyl 5) play a key role in plant development by guiding the transition from dark to light growth. In Arabidopsis they are also implicated in the transcriptional control of photolyase genes. Here we...

Author(s)
Boycheva, I.; Georgieva, R.; Stoilov, L.; Manova, V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protein digestion.

In this chapter the characteristics of the main protein sources included in rabbit diets, protein digestion in young rabbits, nitrogen metabolism in the caecum of rabbits, soft faeces and its relation to protein digestibility, amino acid balance, and faecal digestibility in rabbits are discussed.

Author(s)
Villamide, M. J.; Nicodemus, N.; Fraga, M. J.; Carabaño, R.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fibre digestion.

This chapter initially considers the definition and structure of the different classes of fibre and of cell wall constituents, followed by a description of some analytical methods employed for animal or human feeds. Second, the effects of fibre on rabbit digestion are described.

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Carabaño, R.; Abad-Guamán, R.; García, J.; Blas, C. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food and health: the role of plant breeding.

This chapter suggests that there is a contradiction between the need for diet diversity and crop uniformity, which is the main feature of industrial agriculture, and that there is also a contradiction between crop uniformity and the need to adapt crops to both short- and long-term climate change...

Author(s)
Ceccarelli, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of cereals.

This chapter provides an insight into the economically important nematode pests of cereal grains other than rice, such as maize, wheat, barley, sorghum, millet, oat and rye. It details the distribution, biology and life cycle, damage potential and economic importance of major nematode pests. Viable ...

Author(s)
Dababat, A. A.; Fourie, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil chemical composition modifies the morpho-physiological responses of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prosopis strombulifera</i>, a halophyte native to South America.

In some salty areas of South America, and especially in central Argentina, high levels of sodium sulfate (Na2SO4) are found together with sodium chloride (NaCl). Plant species show differences in their susceptibility to growth in the presence of these salts. Some studies showed that Na2SO4 may...

Author(s)
Reginato, M.; Llanes, A.; Luna, V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter

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